Obituary of Raymond Carver

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Raymond Carver

Raymond Clevie Carver Jr. (born May 25, 1938 in Clatskanie, Oregon) was a writer and poet who was best known for helping to promote the popularity of the American short story during the 1980s and for his 1981 short story, “What We Talk About When We Talk About Love.” Raymond died on August 2, 1988 and his death was because of lung cancer. He died too soon at age 50.

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Raymond Carver Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Carver, Raymond
    • Common Name: Raymond Carver
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Clatskanie, Oregon, United States
    • Birth Date: May 25, 1938
    • Age: 50 (at death)
    • Also Known As: Ray
    • Occupations:
    • Active Years: 1958-1988
    • Net Worth: $1-$5 million
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Yoplait Yogurt
    • Favorite Color: Indigo (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Raymond's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Raymond Clevie Carver Jr.
    • Father: Clevie Raymond Carver (1913-1967)
    • Mother: Ella Beatrice Carter (née Casey)
    • Brother(s):
      • James Franklin Carver (born 1943)
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Maryann Burk (married 1957-divorced 1982)
      • Tess Gallagher (married 1988-1988, his death)
    • Son(s):
      • Vance Lindsay
    • Daughter(s):
      • Christine La Rae

Death Notice:

  • Date: August 02 1988 at age 50
  • Place: Port Angeles, California, United States
  • Cause of Death: Lung cancer

Category Tags:

WriterPoet American Born on May 25th Born in 1938 Born in Oregon Died in 1988 Died at age 50 Died from Lung cancer

Raymond's Notable Roles:

  • What We Talk About When We Talk About Love

Quotable Quotes:

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